Embiid had his worst capturing evening of the season in Sunday’s loss to Toronto, however had beforehand gone for 30-plus factors in 4 straight and in 11 of his final 13. Look for a bounce again.
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The Toronto Raptors and Philadelphia 76ers meet for the second time in three nights on Tuesday, a part of a nine-game NBA betting slate.
Toronto will look to increase its season-high successful streak to 5 video games after coming away with a 110-103 victory Sunday evening with out star Kyle Lowry.
Can Toronto proceed its successful methods in opposition to a Philadelphia crew that’s clinging to first place within the Eastern Conference? Find out with our greatest free NBA picks and predictions for 76ers vs. Raptors at 7:30 p.m. ET.
Philadelphia 76ers at Toronto Raptors betting preview
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Philadelphia is 1-5 ATS in its final six video games. Find extra NBA betting developments for 76ers vs. Raptors.
The 76ers hit DraftKings’ odds board late Monday evening as 2-point chalk and inched right down to -1.5 this morning, the place the road is as of 1 p.m. ET. Still, Philadelphia is taking 77 % of early tickets and 85 % of early cash. The whole is right down to 222 from a 224.5 opener, regardless of the Over getting 71 % of bets/84 % of cash.
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Against the unfold (ATS) decide
The Raptors have rounded into kind following a brutal 2-8 begin, going 14-7 since and climbing above the .500 mark for the primary time all season with their victory over Philadelphia on Sunday.
Toronto has been getting it completed with its play on each ends of the ground, because the Raptors rank ninth within the NBA in defensive effectivity and simply exterior the Top 10 in offense. Lowry has missed the final three video games however that hasn’t slowed Toronto, because it has received all three contests and coated in every. On the season, the Raptors (3-0 ATS of their final three video games as an underdog) have gone 6-0 with out their place to begin guard and total are 7-3 of their final 10, together with two wins over the Milwaukee Bucks, in addition to victories over the Brooklyn Nets and red-hot Washington Wizards.
The 76ers definitely haven’t seemed like one of the best crew within the East in lots of respects, however they’ve taken benefit of the softer convention and have loved residence cooking with a 13-2 document in Philadelphia. They will likely be highway favorites for this one and have struggled in opposition to the unfold just lately, going 1-5 ATS over their final six video games.
With that being mentioned, the Sixers will likely be out for revenge after falling to the Raptors final recreation and can lean on MVP candidate Joel Embiid, their sturdy protection, and a large edge on the glass to get them again within the win column. As -1.5 favorites, a win could very nicely be sufficient to cowl—and that’s what we’re anticipating right here.
PREDICTION: Philadelphia -1.5 (-110)
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Both groups have succesful offenses. When Embiid is rolling and attracts sufficient consideration for the Sixers’ restricted 3-point threats to get going, the 76ers can actually take off. The Raptors, then again, are loaded with shooters and are one of many largest threats from exterior (changing on the third-most 3-pointers per recreation) and have six completely different scorers averaging 13-plus factors per recreation, led by the 20 and alter they’re getting from Pascal Siakam and Fred VanVleet.
But each Philadelphia and Toronto can clamp down defensively. These are each Top 10 groups in factors allowed within the paint and every will get sturdy defensive play out of its backcourt. In a recreation that could possibly be a preview of a playoff matchup, count on these Eastern Conference foes to deliver the power on the defensive finish.
The 76ers have gone Under in two straight after hitting the Over in 4 consecutive. Toronto, in the meantime, has gone Under three in a row after going Over in six of seven video games earlier than that.
In the 2 earlier video games these two performed this season, the entire went Under. Let’s make it three in a row.
PREDICTION: Under 224 (-110)
Player prop decide
Embiid was held to his worst capturing evening of the season in Sunday’s loss to the Raptors and recorded his fewest factors in a recreation since mid-January—and he nonetheless completed with 25 and 17. He’s that good.
The star heart needs to be hungry to bounce again from the “down recreation” and punish Toronto on Tuesday evening. Embiid had beforehand gone for 30-plus factors in 4 straight video games and 11 of his final 13 earlier than the Toronto matchup. As an improved 3-point shooter and somebody who will get to the road greater than any participant within the league (he is averaging an NBA-best 11.7 free throw makes an attempt per recreation), there are numerous methods Embiid can pile up the factors. And in opposition to one of many weakest rebounding groups within the league, he ought to be capable of get some simple putbacks and clear up on the glass.
Look for a monster evening out of Embiid, who’s coming off back-to-back video games with 17 rebounds.
PREDICTION: Embiid Over 42.5 Pts + Reb (-113)
76ers vs Raptors betting card
Philadelphia -1.5 (-110)
Under 224 (-110)
Embiid Over 42.5 Pts + Reb (-113)
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